Brooklyn Still Loves The Blackout Cake (Cool Weird Awesome 340)

Pastries come and go, but in Brooklyn, people still talk about the blackout cake from Ebinger's, a cake so beloved that when the bakery closed, people bought up cakes, kept them in their freezers and ate them only on special occasions. Plus: it's the birthday of Erno Rubik, so maybe someday visit the Rubik's Cube-themed hotel room in Houston, Texas.

By |2020-07-13T08:04:27-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Have Fun Storming The Augmented Reality Castle (Cool Weird Awesome 270)

There’s a website that shows seven sites on which European castles once stood - only partial structures now, but the site has filled the towers and other structures back in. Plus: the blare of a neighborhood car alarm gives Brooklyn musician Andrea Long Chu some inspiration.

By |2020-03-30T09:11:26-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |